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can you have a kidney stone and an infection

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Stone: It's unlikely that a 5 mm stone would remain in a 21-year-old female's bladder for very long. It's much more likely that the stone is lodged in the d ... Read More
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Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
See a urologist: A stone in bladder is irritant, just like a hair in your eye.A hair in your eye makes wink often and causes you to have tears as long as the stone rem ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gluckman
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
A : A 2mm stone will generally pass without the need for intervention but it may also have grown in size over 2 months and now may not pass, or you could ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
If still 2 mm should: Pass on its own, but will be painful. Please see your doctor for proper treatment. If pain is bad, please go to the nearest emergency department. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Unrelated: A vaginal yeast infection (i'm assuming you don't have a fungal kidney infection) is not related to kidney stones.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Comparative severity: Both are nobody's idea of fun. Kidney stones can result in secondary uti. Kidney infections often require long periods of antibiotic therapy and can p ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal pain: One may experience vague abdominal discomfort which may progress to being more persistent. Kidney stones are evaluated with urine tests, ultrasound or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Tucker
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It may help with pain and inflammation while passing a stone. It will not treat the infection.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on size: And location. You might have it for years and not get any infection.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Pain type for kidney: Dull pain in upper back, that is one-sided ache, particularly if accompanied by fever and urinary symptoms causes kidney pain. This may due to kidney ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
Not necessarily: Narcotic pain medications can often cause/result in nausea if taken on an empty stomach. Best to use the minimal amount to control pain and also to t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever: This is often characterized as a body temperature that during a 24 hr period either reaches 100F or fails to get as low as 98.6F. The temp of 99.3F y ... Read More
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